Oakland Job Programs

Oakland Wants to Spend $200,000 in Youth Jobs Funds to Hire One City Administrator

Posted in Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein A proposal to redirect $200,000 in federal youth job…

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Council Calls for WIB Budget Transparency

By Ken A. Epstein The City Council has approved a $4.9 million Oakland Workforce Investment Board budget…

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Local Job Providers Call for WIB Overhaul

By Ken A. Epstein A group of local nonprofit job agencies, calling themselves the Oakland Workforce Development…

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Youth Touch the Future at Scotlan Center’s Sky High Program

Posted in Community, Oakland Job Programs By Jaron K. Epstein The George P. Scotlan Youth and Family Center, founded in…

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City Takes One-Third of Job Funds Off the Top

Posted in Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein Nonprofit agencies that receive federal money to help unemployed…

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Insufficient Job Center Funding for Army Base

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Oakland Job Programs By Post Staff Some supporters of the new West Oakland Job Resource…

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City Rescues $200,000 for Laid Off Workers

By Ken A. Epstein The City of Oakland is almost two years behind in spending its federal…

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Uproar over Dividing Up Youth Jobs Money

Posted in Oakland Job Programs By Ken A. Epstein A proposed decision on how to divide up federal job…

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Under Hannigan’s Leadership City “Gives Back” $600,000

By Ken A. Epstein Some representatives of nonprofits agencies and community leaders are calling for a sweeping…

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City Staff Retaliates Against Non-Rrofit Youth Agency Whistleblowers

Posted in Oakland Job Programs By Ken A. Epstein Is the city retaliating against Pivotal Point Youth Services, which…

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